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I Am Unhappy In a Relationship

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    Unhappy and Don't Know How to Leave

    Hello,I've been in a steady relationship with a guy for almost four years.Sometimes we get along really good. Other time we are at each .As long as everything is going his way everything is wonderful, but he doesn,t want me to anything away from him.He doesn't want me to have any...
    wacky wacky 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    When Will I Be Happy Again?

    I am in love with a man that do not love me the same way that I love him. Sometimeshe make me feel so good but other times he treat me like a child. I am pregnant with his child and he does not want me to work. He moves his cousin that I do not even know in our home and tells me...
    deered deered 26-30 1 Response Oct 7, 2010

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    If You’ll Just Love Me Too

    What can I do to win your heart? What is it about me that sets me apart? How can I show you the way I really feel? How can I prove to you that my love is real? Every time I reach out to touch you, you take a step in the opposite direction. I can never understand the way you feel...
    adamw adamw 36-40, M Oct 29, 2012

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    11-10-10

    11-10-10 *This story was back in November as well, with the guy I dated for a couple months... worst decision ever. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    I Found the Only Person Who Doesn't Want a Relationship!

    Most people in this world WANT to find someone to love and be loved by. Most people want to find that special person to share their life with. Most people want to live a life with their best friend, lover & partner! I found the one person in life who doesn't seem to care...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    Alone!

    I am in a relationship with someone who loves himself more than he loves me. He does love me don't get me wrong but I am not the most important thing in the world to him. 7 months ago we had a baby boy which adds to the stress. I just find that he wants to party...
    Crystal7 Crystal7 26-30 4 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    I would never cheat because I am a man. Only a boy cheats. Only a boy wants, wants, wants. An adult, a man, realizes that the grass isn't always greener on the other side, and you...
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    Yep ... I've been through too much to not take what I've learned from past mistakes and apply them to my life. Why would I choose unhappiness for myself? Being alone does not...
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    hopeful1220 hopeful1220 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    runnfree runnfree 36-40, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    i'd rather be alone and happy than being out with people but unhappy.
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    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 2 Responses Aug 29

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    It kills My soul to see a person unhappy. And I just wish that they could have some kind of happiness in their lives.
    NegativePulse NegativePulse 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    TiffyQ723 TiffyQ723 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    3 days after being in a relationship I found out that my boyfriend was moving away and in that week he did. We are about to be at 10 months and this relationship has been quite...
    catnat10 catnat10 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    One thing that is constantly on my mind right now is about my relationship. Straight to the point; We met a year ago, and it was the 3rd month of my foundation year. Honestly I had...
    bellatrixeslove bellatrixeslove 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I just broke up with my bf few months ago and I am bi. Im now in a secret relationship with a girl i had liked before in HS. Im 19 she's 17 and we both know our family are against...
    iFuckenLoveYou iFuckenLoveYou 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I have already established how I feel about "the other woman" and the "cheater." But I see so many posts about bad, toxic marriages...Honestly...It scares me. People run when...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    I just got out of a terrible and torturous relationship recently and I decided to jump straight into another relationship (so stupid, I know). This new guy seemed to have so much...
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    fallenfar fallenfar 18-21, F Aug 25

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    failedlove08 failedlove08 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Hello everyone, This is my first post here (cross-posted from I Am Interested In Age Gap Relationships), so here goes. I am 23 years old, and love a man who is 42. I've been drawn...
    Pelkha Pelkha 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    im 34 now, and have still never been in a relationship of any kind!! i never really can understand myself sometimes, i mean, i totally wish i could be in a relationship, but i cant...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Im writing this in hopes it helps clear my mind. Hopefully someone would be able to help me understand why life and love works the way it does... Years ago i met a man who truly...
    sinistergirl sinistergirl 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19

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